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Pioneers Rally to Down MNE on the Mats

The Alfred State College Wrestling team rallied from a 24-13 deficit with victories in the final three matches to earn a 28-24 win over Mercyhurst North East.  The Pioneers improve to 2-3-1 overall and 2-2-1 in WNYAC action.

The Alfred State College Wrestling team rallied from a 24-13 deficit with victories in the final three matches to earn a 28-24 win over Mercyhurst North East.  The Pioneers improve to 2-3-1 overall and 2-2-1 in WNYAC action.

Eric Giles (Vestal) pinned Brandon Ward in the 184 lb. match to make it 24-19.  TJ Nelson (Somers) received a forfeit victory at 197 to give the Pioneers the lead 25-24 heading into the final match of the evening.  Ben Hoffman (Gouveneur) earned a 5-1 decision at heavyweight over Julio Trujullo to seal the victory.

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Dill and Nelson Finish 3rd at Jamestown Open

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Taylor Nelson (Somers) earned 3rd place finishes as the Alfred State College wrestling team competed at the Jamestown CC Open on Saturday.

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Taylor Nelson (Somers) earned 3rd place finishes as the Alfred State College wrestling team competed at the Jamestown CC Open on Saturday.

Dill opened up the 125 lb. competition with a 16-5 victory over Andrew Spicer (Penn State Dubois) and then pinned Paul O'Rourke (Niagara CCC) in 1:18 to advance to the semifinals.  He fell in the semis to Keith Klink (Lindsey Wilson) but rebounded with a 13-9 victory over Peter Mosher (Gannon) and a pin of Victor Guarriello (Jamestown CC) in 27 seconds to earn 3rd place honors.

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Wrestlers Can't Overcome Forfeits

The Alfred State College wrestling team couldn't overcome two forfeits and fell 30-17 to Jamestown CC in a WNYAC dual on Wednesday.  The Pioneers are now 1-3-1 overall on the season and 1-2-1 in WNYAC action.

The Alfred State College wrestling team couldn't overcome two forfeits and fell 30-17 to Jamestown CC in a WNYAC dual on Wednesday.  The Pioneers are now 1-3-1 overall on the season and 1-2-1 in WNYAC action.

After a forfeit at 157, Cody Lansberry (Kendall) downed Chris Chapek 4-0 at 157 before Dan Steiger (Miller Place) won 6-4 over Max Murray at 165 to even up the match at 6-6.  The Jayhawks opened up a 18-point lead with three consecutive pins at 184,197, and heavyweight.

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Dill and Shedden place at NYS Wrestling Championships

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) each placed as Alfred State competed at the annual New York State Championships held at Cornell University this weekend.  The Pioneers competed versus the 18 colleges that have wrestling teams in NY.

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) each placed as Alfred State competed at the annual New York State Championships held at Cornell University this weekend.  The Pioneers competed versus the 18 colleges that have wrestling teams in NY.

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Athletic Department Launches New Facebook Page

The Alfred State College athletic department has launched a new facebook page with hopes of creating a more interactive experience for current, future, and past Pioneer athletes and fans to interact.

The Alfred State College athletic department has launched a new facebook page with hopes of creating a more interactive experience for current, future, and past Pioneer athletes and fans to interact.

The new page features pictures, home event schedules, and is fully interactive.  Visitors are encouraged to post their own comments, pictures, and thoughts about Pioneers athletics.

Pioneers Fall to NCCC

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 34-12 to Niagara CCC in a WNYAC dual match on Friday evening.  The Pioneers are now 1-2-1 (1-1-1 WNYAC) on the season heading into the holiday break.

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 34-12 to Niagara CCC in a WNYAC dual match on Friday evening.  The Pioneers are now 1-2-1 (1-1-1 WNYAC) on the season heading into the holiday break.

The Pioneers won three of the nine matches contested.  Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) earned a pin of Tim Coughlin at 2:46 of the match at 141 lbs., Dan Steiger (Miller Place) downed Don Schildhuer 6-1 at 174 lbs., and Eric Giles (Vestal) earned a 6-3 victory at 197 lbs.

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Shedden Wins NCCC Open Title

Alfred State College freshman Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) won the 141 lb. weight class at the Niagara CCC Open on Saturday to lead the Pioneers.  Dan Steiger (Miller Place) finished 3rd at 174 lbs and Ben Hoffman (Gouveneur) was 6th in the heavyweight competition.

Alfred State College freshman Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) won the 141 lb. weight class at the Niagara CCC Open on Saturday to lead the Pioneers.  Dan Steiger (Miller Place) finished 3rd at 174 lbs and Ben Hoffman (Gouveneur) was 6th in the heavyweight competition.

Shedden earned a 7-1 victory over Evan Dahl (Mercyhurst North East) in his first match-up of the day and then downed James Mann (Muskegon CC) 5-0 to advance to the finals.  In the finals, Shedden won by medical forfeit over Kyle Windquist (Muskegon CC).

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Pioneers and Saints Tie on the Mat

Mercyhurst North East won the final three matches of the night to rally to tie Alfred State 22-22 in a WNYAC dual match.  ASC is now 1-0-1 on the year while MNE is 0-0-1.

Mercyhurst North East won the final three matches of the night to rally to tie Alfred State 22-22 in a WNYAC dual match.  ASC is now 1-0-1 on the year while MNE is 0-0-1.

The Pioneers built a 22-12 lead heading into the final three matches but the Saints won the 174 lb. match by decision, the 184 lb. match by major decision, and the final match of the evening at 197 by decision..

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Wrestlers Open up Season with Victory

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up the 2009-10 season with a convincing 36-12 victory over Jamestown CC.  The Pioneers won eight of the nine matches wrestled.

The Alfred State College wrestling team opened up the 2009-10 season with a convincing 36-12 victory over Jamestown CC.  The Pioneers won eight of the nine matches wrestled.

JCC's only victory of the evening came in the first match at 165 lbs.  Alfred State quickly erased the 6-0 deficit with a 11-7 victory by Dan Steiger (Miller Place) at 174, a 9-0 victory by Dan Dwyer (LaFayette), a forfeit victory at 197 for Taylor Nelson (Somers), and a pin by Zach Rouse (Canisteo Greenwood) at heavyweight.

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Pioneers Earn Academic Honors

Twenty Alfred State College student athletes have been honored with academic awards.  Eleven Pioneers were named NJCAA Academic All-American, 13 were named Academic All-Region, and 20 were named Academic All Conference.

Twenty Alfred State College student athletes have been honored with academic awards.  Eleven Pioneers were named NJCAA Academic All-American, 13 were named Academic All-Region, and 20 were named Academic All Conference.

Women's basketball player Jacqueline Dresser (South Seneca) earned a 4.00 GPA to earn distinguished NJCAA Academic All-American.  She was also an All-Region and All-WNYAC academic honoree.

Other NJCAA distinguished Academic All-Americans include:

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